Friday, December 26, 2014

'Roundeye Noodle Bar' renamed

The white entrepreneurs are now calling their business Cheu Noodle Bar.

'Roundeye Noodle Bar' renamed

Last month's outcry from Asian activists has led entrepreneurs Shawn Darragh and Matyson chef Ben Puchowitz to drop the name "Roundeye Noodle Bar" from their business plan.

They're now scouting a location for Cheu Noodle Bar. "Meaning behind Cheu: Very simple," they said in an e-mail blast. "Chewy is the style of noodles Ben and I like. Not hard, not mushy.. just Chewy."

Meanwhile, they've scheduled a third "pop-up" of their concept, April 1 at Matyson restaurant.

Menu is at their website, still

Michael Klein
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